Barnsley take on Birmingham for a match in the Championship on Saturday at Oakwell Stadium. Barnsley are placed 8th with 54 points after 33 matches. Birmingham occupy a position as disappointing 1st in the league on 35 points.
Barnsley need a win to climb inside the top 6 when taking on Birmingham this coming Saturday in the Championship.
Stats and facts for Barnsley and Birmingham.
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- Barnsley has won the last 6 matches in a row;
- Barnsley unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row;
- Barnsley has won the last 3 matches in a row at home;
- Barnsley unbeaten the last 4 matches in a row at home.
- Birmingham conceded in the last 8 of 10 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Birmingham’s last 4 of 6 matches;
- Birmingham scored in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Lineup Barnsley vs Birmingham
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Form Barnsley vs Birmingham
The form of both teams is one of the biggest things to consider before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
Barnsley looking formidable.
Barnsley are in red-hot form at the moment claiming 18 points from a possible 18. In their 3 latest outings Barnsley claimed a 2-0 win against Stoke and went on to a 2-1 win against Millwall. Their latest game produced a 3-1 win against Queens P.R..
Birmingham hope to boost points tally.
It has been a rollercoaster couple of weeks for Birmingham with a fine win followed by a performance less brilliant. In their 3 latest outings Birmingham were easily beaten 3-1 by Norwich and went on to a 2-1 win against Queens P.R.. Their latest game produced a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield.
On the back of these results and with Birmingham performing poorly, siding with Barnsley at odds 1.87 is the obvious way to go.
Barnsley v Birmingham Fixture History
The fixture history of the two teams delivers good insights that are worth considering before placing a bet on the upcoming game.
[AWAY_NAME] enjoys the upper hand [H2H_WDL|away]
Birmingham were left reeling when Barnsley took a 2-1 win in their latest Championship encounter. It served as pay back for the 1-0 defeat Birmingham handed out in the reverse match. With just 5 of their previous 10 matches going over 2.5 goals, the value bet could be going for under 2.5 goals. The two rivals have shared the spoils in recent outings in the Championship. Both have claimed 4 wins in the last 10 encounters with 2 matches finishing without a winner.
Barnsley lie 8th in the table on 54 points after 33 matches. 19 points behind after 34 games, Birmingham find themselves in unsatisfactory 1st place.
Full Time Betting
According to the bookies Barnsley are favorites to win. The best price you will find on a home win is 1.87 as bookies predict Barnsley to have a 53% chance of beating Birmingham. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.25 on offer, while an away win for Birmingham pays out at 4.75. Barnsley won 6 of their previous 10 home league games. In contrast Birmingham lost 3 of their last 10 away league games.
BTTS 2.25 vs 1.62 The last 10 home league games for Barnsley averaged 2.8 goals per game with BTTS paying out 6 of these last 10 matches. In the previous 10 away league games for Birmingham the average total goals were 2 with 4 of these 10 matches seeing BTTS.
The bookies seem to think this match will see plenty of goals and betting on over 2.5 goals pays out at odds 2.60. A price which equals a 38% chance of this match seeing a minimum of 3 goals. Should you prefer a low scoring bet your best odds are 1.53 for under 2.5 goals. Barnsley’s last 10 home league matches saw an average of 2.8 goals a game. 5 of Barnsley’s last 10 home matches had over 2.5 goals. Birmingham’s last 10 away league games averaged 2 goals per game. 4 of the last 10 away matches for Birmingham went over 2.5 goals.